Day out in Tribeca.

I took these pictures a looong time ago! But for sure it was taken in one of my favorite places and one that I go to a lot! Maison Kayser in Tribeca, don't ask me why! But I love this café in this part of the city, is just near everything that I love it brings me back to that Parisian feeling when I went 6 years ago and is near the water which for some reason relaxes me A LOT! 

Score on me

I don't know from where or whom I got this thing for books. I've read so much over the last few months that I set a goal to myself to read 100 books by the end of this year and so far I am about to reach it or sort of! It is insane how much I've read and all the stories I now have in my head and sometimes it does make me feel like I am wasting my time since most of the books I read are just stories (of course I read some "educational" books as well) but if I start thinking about it really, it gives me a lot of vocabulary and different fun facts that sometimes can be things you should know! 

Thanks to the books now I have a bucket list of places I want to go to, for some reason I tend to associate the characters with the places so now every time I see The Maldives for example I remember the characters of that book. To be honest, reading is so much more fun than watching a movie, it makes your head work but in a cool way, in a way of just imagining and creating whatever you want based on a book. I tend to imagine the characters and practically play the movie in my head and sometimes I catch myself smiling or even screaming while reading this awesome stories. 
So I will try to do a weekly thing or monthly to share the books that I've liked so far! 

Today is "Score on Me by Melody Heck Gatto" I just finished this book a couple of days ago and  is about a girl that is not confident with her figure and falls in love with a famous hockey player, yeah granted you know the ending but I like the moral of the story, that taught me to not be so hard on myself and you don't have to have the perfect body. That's what these books are about, sometimes they are not educational per se, but they help you understand certain circumstances or they help you in your day to day. I would highly recommend this book for everyone in search of a love story and good message on body confidence, also it is great because is very light to read and you will finish it in no time! 

Capricorn - Marrakesh - Art

ring is from Mejuri

I have so much on my mind lately that is hard for me to even write blog posts to make it "cohesive" I'll go straight to the point and show you what I am loving lately. 
I bought this ring not long ago and absolutely fell in love. When the trend of signet rings came I really didn't love them since absolutely everyone was wearing them and if you know me, I love trends but I can't stand everyone wearing the same thing and seeing an overload of it. But this one, I had to get it. Not only because is a trend I like now but because it is also the constellation of my Zodiac sign (I'm a Capri) so good job there Mejuri!

Also, the filter the pictures have is the new trend on Instagram that I hate to say has become so uniform, everyone posting the same thing, same filters, same grid. I tried to be a little different but this filter is addictive! You can check my stories which sometimes are cool and artistic that I hope you enjoy!

Best dressed at the Royal Wedding

Lady Kitty Spencer
I've been only to one wedding in my life and I wish I could have dressed like any of these wonderful ladies in this post.  By far one of my favorites was Lady Kitty Spencer wearing a green D&G dress and that fascinator was insane! 

Of course Victoria Beckham is on my list as well, but I mean she is a set one in there, everything she wears is perfect. 
Someone that really surprised me was Carey Mulligan, I don't know if I am biased because I loved her role on "An Education" so much, or if it is the Erdem dress is truly perfect for a Spring wedding. 

Wearing Victoria Beckham

Wearing Erdem

These shoes killed me!! I need them. 

All royalty vibes here. 

Wearing Dolce & Gabbana  

Royal Wedding Re-cap!

The #RoyalWedding is finally here! I mean, it was. How time flies right? Well I still remember when I saw William's and Kate's wedding. I had school but I asked my mom to stay in and watch the entire thing, it started like at 5 or 6 am as well and after watching it and went to Tumblr to repost absolutely all the pictures I could find. 
So today was no exception al though I have to confess I had to wake up later because I was extremly tired and my body wouldn't cooperate to wake up at 6 am lol. To be honest, the dress didn't impress me but the traditions and history, as always, certainly did. 
I am a sucker for traditions and royal dynasties so watching another royal wedding was definitely in my schedule. 
Go to my instagram to see the beautiful photos I put together. 

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3 ways to deal with change!

I cannot believe I didn't post these pictures I took in Central Park during fall, they are stunning! But you know what fall is associated with? Change, the much dreaded change. And let me tell you, if someone knows bout change its me and if someone knows how hard change is, its me and how to hate change its me, but I'm converted now. I like change, ok that was too much of a statement. But I enjoy change, I try to live with it and I do have my little secrets that I would love to share with you! 

  1. Do not fight change. Easier said than done I know! But the more you try to fight it the more it will take you to accept it. A good way to not fight change is to think what could go wrong? everything? ok, so let everything go wrong. At my short 24 years I've discovered that when everything "goes wrong" I am still alive and if I think about it a month later it wasn't that bad after all. 
  2.  Have a routine. This one applies a 100% if you are moving to another city or country. Establishing different routines work for your mind like you know where to go and what to do, you have something to look forward to! One of my routines when I first got to New York was go to my favorite neighborhood and walk around, then go to a Starbucks (routine people)  and order a coffee. Then when I moved apartments my routine was going to get sushi at a place on 66st and then go to Central Park, to come back to a Starbucks (I know!) for my daily dose of caffeine (At the time!)
  3. Search for support. And if you are any like me, I'm not saying people, al though if you have people that can act as a support system, good for you! But for me support sometimes was writing on my blog, going through old pictures and lately has been reading. Yes in some sort of way is a form of escaping reality but at the end of the day we all need a escape from crazy people or world, but HEY just a little! 

TriBeCa Desire

With gorgeous sunshine that tells me summer is approaching came the desire of having a Vespa, again. I don't know if it is the summer feelings that make me want to be outside all the time or missing having wheels to get me everywhere. But lately the only thing I am seeing in the streets are F Vespas! And I was so decided I wanted one last year I even went to see them and try them and fell in love with this one. Which made me think about something. Once you put your mind into something or start thinking you want something OR draw your attention to something you start seeing it more, everywhere and that is what we should do with our dreams and the things we want to accomplish! 

Seriously people, I am writing something soon about this subject. Focus on the important things! And I mean it, I'm not saying focus only in your family, but yourself and what you want! 

Maybe I should get the Vespa after all! 

Visitors to Versailles #NYCGuide

Last Saturday...

I went to The MET, my happy place, you already know, and went to see the exhibition 'Visitors to Versailles' which came to my attention on a facebook post and since I fell in love with that palace when I went to France I told myself I had to go. 

Best decision ever made. First of all I've always hated earphones at museum because I think people look uber stupid, but this time I decided to ask if they made any difference and the lady at the museum told me, absolutely. And oh boy, absolutely! So the idea of this exhibit is that you "go through" the palace as if you were an ambassador- the earphones made you think you were actually there with the 3D audio experience, kid you not, I looked several times away thinking someone was actually talking to me so the 3D in this exhibit is highly recommended. 

From someone that has been to the Palace of Versailles this is a must see (only if you loved it as much as I do) I remembered some great thing I saw back in 2012 there and it actually was a very good feeling to remember my euro trip where I had so much fun. 

If you are not in in NYC you can go here to listen to the 3D audios and maybe just see the pics of the gallery on the MET's website

Hair change!

YES! I did it. All of a sudden one day I said "I want to dye my hair black" 3 days later I did it. And I LOVE IT! 
I used L'oreal hair dye in Soft black which was perfect for a week or 2. Since the color started fading a little I went back to the pharmacy and bought Jet black and I am loving the hair lately. It makes me look more goth-like, sexier and more confident. Overall was a great thing to do and now I am waiting for the end of the year to dye my hair blonde, because I decided it is time to pull the trigger and do everything I've always wanted!

How I De-stress in paradise.

To be completely honest this year didn't come to a great start. Can't say it has been bad but it definitely wasn't what I was hoping for or expecting really- That's why a much needed vacation was in the cards for me and one day when I just reached my max point I decided to go to paradise for a couple of days and just enjoy being me and taking in my surroundings without having to worry about life. 

Here is how I De-Stress in Miami! 

- Walks on the beach 
It might be simple for some people but for me, in Miami, calms me immensely, looking a the color of the water and the tiny waves is bliss!

- Doing what I used to do when I was happy. 
What did I do? I went back to my vacation/paradise/stress free life routine. Which is going to CVS, walk alongside Collins Ave, buy nail stuff (this time I got my nails done!) But overall re visit what I am used to do while I am there because there hasn't been a time I wasn't happy. 

OK this time I was focused on buying whatever I wanted, but obviously I didn't find anything lol. But these are the times where I forget I have to pay bills, I forget I live in a super expensive city, I forget everything and I just feel like I am on a life stand by and shop everything. 

 And last but definitely not least.

Is to be grateful, take a couple of minutes of what are you doing and talk to God, or yourself and remind yourself how lucky you are to be there and whatever you are going through for better or worse, will not last forever.


Going out tops x TOBI

Summer is coming or well at least that's what I'm hoping for! Lately has been so cold in NYC!
So TOBI contacted me and they showed me the awesome stuff they've got in their website, which to my surprise I wasn't aware, so now I am happy or maybe sad because I know I will be buying more clothes! haha as if I need more... I really do.
So they kindly send me some tops to show you, which I have to say I have a few fave ones. 

First of all, this blue crop top is #Goals, I don't know in what sense, but it is dreamy! The second I saw it I was like 'I need to get this' I instantly imagined myself in the streets on my way to Marquee! It is perfect for a night out and the fabric is a nice semi sheer velvet and the color? Don't get me started the blue is perfect, is kind of a mix between navy and cobalt blue which makes it perfect. I paired it with a black high waisted denim skirt. You can of course pair it with high waisted jeans but I would recommend only black ones because the blue denim might clash a little bit. I decided to pair both with a fuchsia lipstick by Givenchy that for some reason looks more towards a red kind of color, but either way I think it gives it a nice pop to the whole outfit. 

Now for the other top. Let's have a second to admire all the black I wear every day. And this top wouldn't be an exception! It is an off the shoulder crop which goes perfect with high waisted palazzo pants (Which Im still on the hunt for the perfect pair!) The top has cool details on the sleeves making them the cool factor.
I cannot wait for the weather to get warmer and take these tops for a stroll! Also stay tuned because I've got an off the shoulder dress from them that is amazing! But as I said, winter has to go now so I can rock it soon! 

Boston for the weekend

After a much needed break I am back in the city. And funny enough I had a little city getaway 2.0. 
I went to Miami last week and then my bff surprised me with a little trip to Boston which I gotta say, made me want to go traveling x10! 
I've never been those obsessed with travel, don't get me wrong, I for sure want to see the world, but lately it's been something that my mind craves more and more like the air I need to breathe and that ladies and gentlemen has never happened before. 

What did we do in Boston? 
We went near Quincy Market which is one of the most recommended places I've gotta say! But we didn't actually go there, instead we had awesome fish tacos at Chart House, which was lovely being outside in the sun even though was freezing! 

What to see? 
If I have one thing to recommend when going to Boston is DEFINITELY going to Harvard, it woke up the little girl in me and reminded me how much I wanted to attend when I was little! It was definitely a dream of mine and being able to walk around the campus and buying myself a Harvard sweater was amazing! 

It is such a great feeling when you make your dreams come true. 
After this weekend I definitely want to take a car more often and just drive around NY to see what other places I can visit! And you should do that too wherever you are!